THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GRANTS THE NATIONAL LEAGUE FOR NURSING ACCREDITING COMMISSION CONTINUING RECOGNITION FOR THE MAXIMUM TERM OF FIVE YEARS

In a letter dated April 30, 2007, Margaret Spellings, the U.S. Secretary of Education, has granted continued recognition of the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) as a national agency for the accreditation of baccalaureate and higher degree, associate degree, diploma and practical nursing education programs. Based on the recommendation of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity continued recognition was granted for five years without any follow-up reporting. Five years is the maximum term available for an accrediting agency.